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Guided Trekking to the Canyon of Gorropu: Easy - Medium

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Difficulty: Easy - Medium

Location: Urzulei / Orgosolo (North Ogliastra / Barbagia)
Height Differential: 800m (descending)
Duration: 5 - 6 hours

Meeting at the Passo Genna Silana along the SS125 you walk the descending path that takes you all the way to the canyon itself. This 90 minute trek rewards you with awesome panoramic views of the valley with natural streams and lush fauna greeting you at the end of the path near the mouth of the canyon.
You are able to lunch on the rocks next to natural springs.
The canyon itself is breathtaking with enormous boulders scattered like marbles, 500m walls either side almost swallowing everything up. After touring the canyon you will trek a different path for approx. 45 minutes where an off-road motor vehicle will return you to the start point.

Additional Information:
  • Great care has to be taken whilst touring the canyon as the rocks can be slippery under foot
  • Take water and food for lunch *
  • Parking available at the start of the path
  • A medium level of fitness is required for this excursion
  • Suitable for children of an active and adventurous disposition
  • Not suitable for very young children (under 8 years of age)
  • Transfer to the start point available upon request
  • Multi-lingual guides available (Italian, German, English)
  • Groups tours of 15 persons or more are available upon request

*Lunch is available through the excursion operator at extra cost and consists of:
  • Assorted meats of ham and sausage
  • Vegetables
  • Cheeses and bread
  • Wine and typical Sardinian pastries

For more information and reservations please contact STS 
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